Archive for March, 2010

“RealAge” – Benchmarking Personal Health

As you have no doubt deduced from other posts, I am an advocate of understanding one’s current status as one means of learning where one wants to go.  This is basic, I know, but too many people walk through life in a haze of assumptions and presuppositions, never challenging these basic filters.  Best practices require […]

Twitter

I’ve just begun using Twitter regularly, and I’m now confessing to my peers that I’m doing it.  You can find and follow me as TBilich.  I know, it’s so 2008 . . . . But while I’d long known it was a useful way to interact, I had resisted because of potential information overload.  Eventually, […]

Why So Fat?

Would it surprise you to learn that I think maintaining one’s health is one of life’s best practices?  I didn’t think so.  As a society, though, we’re not doing a very good job.  A recent post over at BigThink makes the point — by and large, Americans are fat.  There are many reasons, but one […]

Celebrating the Creative Class in Arlington VA – “Creative Arlington” Turns One

I know from Google Analytics that many of you are reading this blog from around the United States and around the world. I write about Life’s Best Practices, and those practices are similar no matter where you happen to live. For those of you in the DC Metro area, however, I want to let you […]

“The Creative Lawyer”? Not What I Expected

I just finished Michael Melcher’s The Creative Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Authentic Professional Satisfaction.  I’m not sure what I expected from this little book (at 175 pages, it is remarkably spare relative even to most other paperbacks).  At a list price of nearly $39.95, however, I expected something substantial. I expected, at bottom, to […]

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